Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University is now accepting entries for the 30th National Drawing & Print Competitive Exhibition. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2019. The exhibition will be held March 18 through April 26, 2019.


A minimum of $1,500 available in purchase prize money.


Ginevra Shay, Former Artistic Director of The Contemporary.


Drawings and prints (not photography) in any medium up to 60 inches high (with frame) are eligible with no limitations as to color, surface or materials. All drawings and prints must be original works of art. Each artist may submit up to 3 works online only. No mailed or emailed entries will be accepted.


A nonrefundable entry fee of $36 entitles the artist to submit up to three entries.


Initial jury will be of online submissions received by January 15, 2019. Notification will be by email. Be sure to add [email protected] to your contacts so that notification email is not sent to your junk folder. Accepted drawings and prints received by March 4 will be juried for purchase prize awards at the value set by the artist. No substitutions will be accepted. Works selected for purchase prize awards will become the property of Notre Dame of Maryland University.


Entries due: January 15, 2019. Notification of acceptance: January 31, 2019. Work due at gallery: March 4, 2019. Exhibition Dates: March 18 through April 26, 2019. Reception and Gallery Talk: Saturday, March 23, from 4 to 6 p.m.


All accepted works must be ready to exhibit: framed with plexiglas (no glass), wired and ready to hang. Ship by UPS, no FedEx, using strong, reusable crates or cardboard cartons. No packing peanuts please. Include return shipping document with a scannable barcode. Ship prepaid to: Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210. Hand delivery drop-off dates TBA


gormleygallery[at] No phone calls please.


Submissions are accepted online here: